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  • power
  • To achieve those renewable goals, Merkel's environment minister wants to add 25,000 megawatts of wind power capacity -- the equivalent of 25 nuclear power stations -- in the North Sea and Baltic Sea by 2030. (zdnet.com)
  • Starbucks has announced that it is committing to buying 5% of the electricity for US stores from renewable power sources. (treehugger.com)
  • Things Have Changed: The assumptions used by the Ontario Power Authority in 2005 when it planned for an expansion of nuclear power and placed a limit on renewable generation have drastically changed. (greenpeace.org)
  • The government modeled its effort on Germany and other European countries whose guarantees to buy power helped stimulate renewable energy projects. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Already, the popularity of the renewable energy program means Ontario can meet its goal of cutting out coal in 2014, but some would like to do more, says Ben Chin, a vice president at Ontario Power Authority , the government agency managing the power conversion. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • The other major source would be the hydroelectric power that Ontario has generated for a century at Niagara Falls, with natural gas and renewables providing the rest. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Long-term guaranteed contracts for renewable energy generators such as wind and solar power have increased electricity costs in Ontario. (fraserinstitute.org)
  • For example, Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan consists of five key elements: a coal-power phase-out by 2030, a tripling of renewable energy generation to reach 30 percent of generation by 2030, reducing emissions from the oil and gas sector, creating Energy Efficiency Alberta to deliver cost-saving programs, and implementing an economy-wide price on carbon. (fraserinstitute.org)
  • In international public opinion surveys there is strong support for promoting renewable sources such as solar power and wind power. (wikipedia.org)
  • In combination with power-to-gas , whereby the carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide fraction of biogas are converted to methane using electrolyzed hydrogen , the renewable gas potential of raw biogas is approximately doubled. (rug.nl)
  • incentives
  • To encourage the use of renewable resources, there are many incentives for using alternative energy. (investopedia.com)
  • The Renewable Energy Division provides information regarding the different kinds of renewable energy, funding programs and incentives, installation assistance, and more available in Massachusetts. (mass.gov)
  • The current progress on renewable energy at UWM lies in the research of our College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, by taking advantage of current incentives and grants, as well as a through our planning process to find the best sites. (uwm.edu)
  • The results of a recent review of the literature concluded that as greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters begin to be held liable for damages resulting from GHG emissions resulting in climate change, a high value for liability mitigation would provide powerful incentives for deployment of renewable energy technologies. (wikipedia.org)
  • carbon
  • Researchers at Link√∂ping University, Sweden, are working to develop a method to convert water and carbon dioxide to the renewable energy of the future, using the energy from the sun and graphene applied to the surface of cubic silicon carbide. (eurekalert.org)
  • nuclear
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel aims to replace 17 nuclear reactors that supply about a fifth of the nation's electricity with renewable energy -- a transformation that will cost billions of dollars and require a penchant for risk. (zdnet.com)
  • natural
  • Renewable natural gas can be produced and distributed via the existing gas grid, making it an attractive means of supplying existing premises with renewable heat and renewable gas energy, while requiring no extra capital outlay of the customer. (rug.nl)
  • Renewable natural gas can also be converted into liquefied natural gas (LNG) for direct use as fuel in transport sector. (rug.nl)
  • Renewable natural gas plants based on wood can be categorised into two main categories, one being allothermal, which has the energy provided by a source outside of the gasifier. (rug.nl)
  • obligation
  • For oil refiners, the RFS is a point of contention because it requires them to meet their obligation by either buying certificates or credits known as renewable identification numbers or buying more ethanol each year to blend with gasoline. (rollcall.com)
  • This document is a summary of the responses to Part Two of the Government's consultation on the Draft Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation Amendment Order 2009 and the Government's response to the issues raised. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
  • Topics
  • The journal also welcomes papers on other related topics provided that such topics are within the context of the broader multi-disciplinary scope of Renewable Energy . (elsevier.com)
  • provide
  • Committee leaders also may use the process to provide guidance to the EPA, which reviews and sets the renewable-fuel mandates. (rollcall.com)
  • The speed of change in renewable energy technology requires specialists able to provide expert risk advice and insurance broking services. (aon.com)
  • Challenges
  • Though the RFS has survived challenges, federal renewable-fuel policy may be at a turning point. (rollcall.com)
  • Aon's dedicated renewable energy team provides bespoke renewables risk management and insurance programmes, helping this increasingly competitive industry meet the challenges facing the sector. (aon.com)
  • development
  • For instance, a paper concerning development and characterisation of a material for use in a renewable energy system, without any measure of the energy that this new material will convert, would be out of scope. (elsevier.com)
  • Marchant Wentworth, deputy legislative director for the Union of Concerned Scientists, said of the original more ambitious RES standard, "This bill's renewable standard is so pitiful that it wouldn't require any new renewable energy development beyond business as usual. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • China plans to build a national renewable energy center to enhance the country's clean energy development, the China Daily reported, citing a government official. (enn.com)
  • Our dedicated team manages all aspects of risk throughout the life-cycle of renewable energy assets, development, construction and operation. (aon.com)
  • Share
  • Sweden, Austria, Spain and Slovenia have promised to add a bigger share of renewables than Germany by the end of the decade. (zdnet.com)
  • standard
  • Amongst those who have fought for energy reform, the announcement that Senators Jeff Bingaman (D- N.M.) and Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) are pursuing a stand-alone renewable energy standard (RES) should be cause for both cautious celebration and deep concern. (huffingtonpost.com)